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Become a sponsor
Sponsorship is vital. It is through the generous sponsorship provided by industry and by British charitable foundations that Texprint exists. Our sponsors believe wholeheartedly in supporting British textile design talent, ensuring our young designers are promoted to an international audience.
Benefits of becoming a sponsor:
- Promote British textile talent
- Support innovative design
- Enjoy early commercial access
If you need further information or wish to become a sponsor please contact: email@example.com
Texprint invites leading industry figures to judge four TEXPRINT® AWARDS: the Body Prize, awarded for the best fashion fabric design in any discipline; the Space Prize, awarded for the best fabric design for interiors and donated by The Clothworkers' Foundation; the Colour Prize, awarded for the best use of colour and donated by Pantone; and the Pattern Prize, awarded for the most creative pattern and donated by Liberty Art Fabrics.
The judges, some of whom work internationally and fly in often just for the day, meet the designers at the Texprint London exhibition. Here they review portfolios, talk at length to the designers, and deliberate carefully, before making their final decisions. The Lululemon Athletica Award, donated by Lululemon Athletica, will be judged at Texprint London.
The Woolmark Texprint Award in support of Campaign for Wool, donated by The Woolmark Company, will be judged and presented at Indigo/PremièreVision, Paris, in September. To see the Woolmark Texprint Award brochure Be Inspired by Merino Wool click here.
*Judges for Texprint Awards 2012 were Caroline Burstein creative director at Browns Fashion, Neisha Crosland renowned designer with eponymous interiors and accessories brands, and Paul Stamper senior designer, design perspectives, Renault Design. The judges for the Woolmark Texprint Award were Masahiro Oono textile project manager of Nikke, and James Dracup and James E Sugden OBE directors of Johnstons of Elgin. The Lululemon Texprint Award was judged in London by Sheree Waterson, executive vice president and chief product officer of Lululemon Athletica.
*Judges for Texprint Awards 2011 were Orla Kiely OBE, Sue Timney, David Shah, View Publications, Stuart Stockdale, design director of Jaeger, and Sophie Steller for Spinexpo. The judges for the Woolmark Texprint Award were Douglas Cordeaux, Fox Brothers & Co, and Keith Walker, managing director of Linton Tweeds.
2013 Sponsorship also includes:
Arts Thread: Arts Thread online portfolios for the TEXPRINT® 2011 Top 50 designers selected at interview stage.
Interstoff Asia Essential: IAE supported an exhibit of the work of the TEXPRINT® 2011 Award winners plus the Woolmark Texprint Award winner in Hong Kong.London
Mode Information: All 24 designers to be given a one year subscription to a professional magazine of their choice from a selection specified by Mode Information.
R. A. Smart Textile Printers: Offer to print two lengths of fabric for the designer whose work is considered the most appropriate.
Pantone: The 4 winners of the Texprint prizes to be given a Pantone F+H Colour Guide.
Printworks Trust: LPT offer bursary membership and subsidised hire rates for one year for those wishing to take up the offer.
WGSN: All 24 designers to be given a single user licence to WGSN for 1 year, free of charge.